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slogan

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noun slo·gan \ˈslō-gən\

Simple Definition of slogan

  • : a word or phrase that is easy to remember and is used by a group or business to attract attention

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of slogan

  1. 1a :  a war cry especially of a Scottish clanb :  a word or phrase used to express a characteristic position or stand or a goal to be achieved

  2. 2 :  a brief attention-getting phrase used in advertising or promotion

Examples of slogan in a sentence

  1. <within days, virtually everyone was familiar with the newest advertising slogan for that brand of soda>



Origin of slogan

alteration of earlier slogorn, from Scottish Gaelic sluagh-ghairm, from sluagh army, host + gairm cry


First Known Use: 1513

Rhymes with slogan


SLOGAN Defined for Kids

slogan

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noun slo·gan \ˈslō-gən\

Definition of slogan for Students

  1. :  a word or phrase used by a party, a group, or a business to attract attention





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